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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Ottumwa is 6.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Ottumwa jobs have Decreased by 0.43 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ottumwa's cost of living is 22.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Ottumwa's population is 24,624 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.56 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Ottumwa is $68,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.88%.
    SCHOOLS
    Ottumwa public schools spend $12,041 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Ottumwa.

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  7/30/2013
Drug & Theft

Ottumwa has a seemingly high rate of theft-related crimes as well as drug use which I'm sure correlates to the incidences of assault. For a community of 20-30,000, the... (Read More)

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  9/10/2009
No Culture.....

ottumwa, Iowa has no diverse culture. It is not very open especially when it comes to branching out to new ideas of others culture...The idea of culture here is the pro... (Read More)

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  3/16/2008
Ottumwa - Pros/Cons

Pros: 1. Extremely low cost of living and housing 2. Affordable place to live Cons: 1. High crime rate 2. Very poor school system 3. Economically depressed 4.... (Read More)

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